Synonyms for ballymahon or Related words with ballymahon
Examples of "ballymahon"
Noughaval civil parish comprises 41 townlands in County Westmeath and the village of
and 10 townlands in County Longford.
The earliest documentary evidence of
was in the year 1578. The map of the "Down Survey" (1654) by Sir William Petty shows
as a group of houses situated at the southern end of the present town, on the right bank of the River Inny. .
He was born in Mount Dalton, County Westmeath to a teacher during the height of the Great Hunger of 1846. Eight years later he moved to Gurteen, near
in County Longford, when his father was given the post of head master at the local school. Casey's work would come to be closely associated with
has a newly refurbished primary school, St. Matthew's National School, which opened in 2014 (for ages 4–12) as well as two mixed secondary schools (for ages 12–19), Mercy Secondary School and
Vocational School. The nearest third level college is AIT in Athlone, some 22 km away.
The River Inny, a tributary of the River Shannon, flows westwards through
in the direction of Lough Ree three miles from the town. A stretch of the Inny from Newcastle Bridge to
town is a renowned route for beginner to intermediate kayaking, canoeing and time trials.
For the purpose of local elections the county is divided into three local electoral areas:
(6), Granard (6) and Longford (6).
Taghshinny, also written as Tashinny, () is a village and parish located in South-East County Longford, Ireland, North-East of
The R397 road is a regional road in Ireland linking Longford Town to
all in County Longford. It passes through the village of Keenagh en route.
Tubberclare or Tubberclair () is a place in County Westmeath, Ireland, between
and Athlone. It lies from Athlone, on the N55 national secondary road, and north of Glasson.
There are many national and secondary schools located in the county such as Moyne Community School, St. Mels and the Convent (Longford, Granard,
The section has been extended up to
road (White gates) in December 2016 and will eventually extend into Athlone town.
The Royal Canal also passes westwards through
from Dublin to Clondra, County Longford. Following extensive works the canal has recently been restored and is now fully navigable. Brannigan Harbour, c.1 km from
town, is the most notable location on the Royal Canal in the area and is a convenient location for boats and barges to stop and pass and has also become very popular as a venue for water-sports.
George H. Jessop was an Irish playwright, journalist and novelist. Born in Doory Hall,
, County Longford in Ireland in 1852, he died in Hampstead, London in 1915. Jessop lived and worked in the United States for many years.
Its route takes it in an arch (NW to SE) roughly west of the Royal Canal, which it crosses three times. The main town en route is
, where it crosses the N55 and the River Inny.
() on the River Inny is a town in the southern part of County Longford, Ireland. It is located at the junction of the N55 National secondary road and the R392 regional road.
derives its name from Gaelic Baile Mathuna (Town of Mahon). This may refer to Mahon (Mathgamain mac Cennétig), a southern chieftain and the elder brother of Brian Boru, who is believed by some to have fought a battle in 960 in the vicinity of
at Shrule (in Irish Sruaith Fhuil, River of Blood) where he defeated O'Rourke of Cavan and laid claim to lands in the area. This is disputed by others who claim Mahon may relate to a sub chieftain of the O'Farrells who ruled over this part of County Longford in the 14th century.
2013 - On 13 February The Stunning were the headline act for the NUIG Arts Ball, the largest formal dress ball in Ireland, in their 'hometown' of Gaillimh. On June 8th they also headlined the Helium Charity Festival in
, County Longford in aid of Ataxia Ireland.
The canal passes through Maynooth, Kilcock, Enfield, Mullingar and
has a spur to Longford. The total length of the main navigation is , and the system has 46 locks. There is one main feeder (from Lough Owel), which enters the canal at Mullingar.
During campaigning ahead of the 2016 general election, Gardaí gave Bannon a lift after he became involved in a dispute while canvassing in the Creevaghbeg estate area in
, County Longford. An associate of Bannon was reported to have stolen election leaflets belonging to a rival candidate from local letter boxes.
His premature death in 1774 may have been partly due to his own misdiagnosis of his kidney infection. Goldsmith was buried in Temple Church in London. The inscription reads; "HERE LIES/OLIVER GOLDSMITH". There is a monument to him in the centre of
, also in Westminster Abbey with an epitaph written by Samuel Johnson.
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